Tuesday Tips and Tricks!

It is hard to believe that the holiday season is already upon us! At Fusion Beads we want to make sure you get everything you need in time to make and ship your special gifts to your loved ones. Here are some shipping guidelines to keep in mind to ensure your orders arrive […]

Tuesday Tips and Tricks!

Welcome to our third installment of Clasp Crash Course!

Over the last two weeks I have sung the praises of the illustrious toggle clasp and lobster claw clasp which are the most popular clasps in the beading world. Today, I’m going to highlight a lesser known, but no-less notable clasp, the box clasp. True […]

Swarovski Trend Forecast Fall/Winter 2016/17!

In their Fall/Winter 2016/17 trend report, “Power to Shine”, Swarovski focuses on the concept of resilience, reflecting as it does a desire for resistance against the given and the established. This season, Swarovski salutes the worldwide rise in activism from people of all genders and walks of life across the globe as we look […]

Have you tried Vintaj Patinas yet?

If you haven’t given our incredible Vintaj Patina color kits a try, I hope this blog will inspire you to add some color to your metal project! The fabulous ladies at Vintaj recently came up with a patina color mixing chart for you to expand your color options to include popular blended hues. I am […]

Bead Crochet Addiction!

I’m addicted. I can’t stop.  Every time I wake up I think about it. Luckily it’s a healthy beading habit, but I still might need to get some help.  I CAN’T STOP bead crocheting! For years, I’ve wanted to learn, and I tried a few times, but got stuck and discouraged. And then […]

Crazy for Kumihimo

Do your fingers ever get itchy for a new challenge or technique? Chalk it up to my short artistic attention span, but mine definitely do. That’s why I’m so excited to share this information on a form of textile art that you may not have heard of: Kumihimo braiding. In its most basic form, […]